JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is waiting to select a backup quarterback.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars had few, if any, concerns at center for a dozen years.
Steven Jackson practiced on Monday for the first time in almost a month, and Falcons coach Mike Smith said the running back is on schedule to be play in Atlanta's season opener against New Orleans.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Mike Johnson will miss another season after going down with a foot injury.
ATLANTA - The Falcons finally showed how they plan to replace Tony Gonzalez.
ATLANTA - From his vantage point in Chicago, Devin Hester saw the Atlanta Falcons as a consistent playoff contender.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.
Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.
When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback Sunday when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.
HOUSTON - The Atlanta Falcons' focus this offseason was to improve an offensive line that was among the worst in the league last year.
HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.
HOUSTON - For Brian Cushing, there's no substitute to being on the field.
The mandate came from the top of the Atlanta Falcons' chain of command when the offseason began.
Jake Matthews' first live NFL action gives Atlanta coach Mike Smith reason to think the No. 6 overall draft pick has potential to become an elite player.
Quarterback Matt Ryan says he and the Atlanta Falcons face no added pressure with everything on the line this week.
Coach Mike Smith keeps searching for ways to fix the Atlanta Falcons, and nothing seems to work.
The Atlanta Falcons have placed starting cornerback Robert Alford on season-ending injured reserve with a broken wrist.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are headed for their second straight losing season.
ATLANTA - A loss is never a good thing.
Another Falcons practice without Julio Jones was followed by another vote of confidence from coach Mike Smith that the star wide receiver will make it back from his hip injury this week.
FLOWERY BRANCH - It's possible 5-8 never looked so good.
Falcons coach Mike Smith said Tuesday the "intention" is for wide receiver Julio Jones to play this week against Pittsburgh after hurting his hip in Monday night's loss at Green Bay.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Another big first half helped the Green Bay Packers withstand a furious rally by the desperate Atlanta Falcons.
An impressive win over Arizona's strong defense was a confidence-booster for running back Steven Jackson and the Falcons' offense.
FLOWERY BRANCH - At 5-7 and sporting the NFL's most leaky defense, the Atlanta Falcons look like a mismatch against Green Bay star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore says he has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for a crown-of-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Jaron Brown last week.
ATLANTA - The cost of the new Atlanta Falcons stadium has climbed to $1.4 billion.
The Atlanta Falcons are two games below .500.
ATLANTA - Getting a career day from Julio Jones, the Atlanta Falcons finally beat a team outside the anemic NFC South and remained in first place.